Canada will release the employment change and the unemployment rate on October 9, at 15:30 MT time.
Greenback is intact versus rivals ahead of fresh American data
On Thursday, the evergreen buck stood still versus the other key currencies because traders monitored a fresh batch of American economic news later in the day, right after Wednesday’s firm economic surge and employment data spurred demand for the US currency.
The US dollar gained broad support after Wednesday’s data revealed that American economic surge for the second quarter was updated higher expected.
According to a separate report, in July the American private sector generated more jobs than expected.
Traders were looking ahead to economic reports on American jobless claims as well as personal spending for further clues on the strength of the US economy.
The Japanese yen weakened, with USD/JPY soaring 0.24% at a two-week maximum of 110.51. Meanwhile, the currency pair USD/CHF was intact sticking to 0.9559.
EUR/USD gained 0.14% being worth 1.1901. GBP/USD tumbled 0.28% trading at 1.2888.
The market is resilient ahead of the speeches of Fed’s Powell and ECB President Lagarde, but there are still interesting movements.
The uncertainty over US fiscal stimulus and Brexit, and also rising new virus cases deteriorated the market mood. That’s why we can expect the further rally of the US dollar and the fall of riskier assets today.
The market sentiment is mixed, but there are still interesting movements on the market.